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Rookwood Sound receives lottery grant

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Pictured: Debbie Brown & Stephen Allen

Rookwood Sound hospital radio have successfully applied for a £10k grant to ensure they can keep broadcasting to patients at Rookwood Hospital, even when their presenters are working from home.  They will also provide headphones so their audience can access the station while in the hospital

Stephen Allen, Chief Executive of Rookwood Sound said

“We are thrilled to have been awarded this grant. This will enable us to let more patients and staff hear their very own, dedicated radio station. Music is so important in the recovery process and Rookwood Sound Hospital Radio provides a wide range of programmes across the week”. 

Gareth Williams, Funding Manager at The National Lottery Community Fund said

“Patients at Rookwood Hospital in particular, are often in hospital for months due to their medical conditions, access to hospital radio is a way of staying in touch.  The grant will mean that they can stay on air while working from home. National Lottery players raise £30 million each week for good causes throughout the UK and this grant is one of many we have given to amazing groups across Wales.”

Rhys Gregory
Editor of Wales247.co.uk

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